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Revealing the Rothschild Prayer Book c. 1505–1510 from the Kerry Stokes Collection

Written by Kay Sutton and Margaret M. Manion


The Rothschild Prayer Book is an acknowledged masterpiece of Renaissance manuscript illumination. Acquired by the Kerry Stokes Collection in 2014, it includes miniatures of unsurpassed beauty and refined execution by the most renowned and sought-after illuminators of the era. This unique book is a must-have for art historians, scholars and lovers of fine art.

ISBN 9781925162394 (Hardback)
Formats Large Format Illustrated (300 x 240mm) (Hardback)
Categories Gift Ideas
Art & Photography
Publisher Australian Capital Equity
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2015
Pages 64
Rights Contact Australian Capital Equity
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    Margaret M. Manion

    Margaret M. Manion is one of Australia’s pre-eminent art historians, whose scholarship on Medieval and Renaissance art, in particular the art of the illuminated manuscript, is acclaimed internationally. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (of which she was Deputy President) and of the Australian College of Education. She was a foundation member for Australia of the Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art, a foundation member of the Società di Storia della Miniatura, Italy, and served for two terms as Foreign Adviser to the International Center of Medieval Art, New York. She is Professor Emeritus and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Emeritus Trustee at the National Gallery of Victoria. Read more

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    Kay Sutton

    Kay Sutton graduated from the Courtauld Institute at the University of London with a Bachelor of Arts in the History of Art, and completed a PhD on Lombard manuscript illumination at the University of Warwick. In 1996 she joined Christie’s, where she heads the manuscript team with worldwide responsibility for the appraisal, research, cataloguing and marketing of Medieval, Renaissance and earlier Western manuscripts. Read more